News & Resources

May 24

2019

In General

Latest updates on building permit levy payment to the Victorian Building Authority (VBA)

Commencing the 1 July 2019, there will be changes to the way in which the building permit levy is paid to the Victorian Building Authority (VBA), with Building Surveyors required to obtain a building permit number (BPN) from the VBA Continue reading

Apr 26

2019

In Industry Updates

Legislation and Technical Update

Legislation and Technical Update There will be significant changes made to the NCC in 2019. The following key dates are below: Preview released                                    Continue reading

Apr 26

2019

In Articles

Combustible Cladding

Combustible Cladding McKenzie Group provides trusted advice to building owners regarding combustible cladding and assists in meeting respective legislation in each state. In Queensland we have completed the Part 1 registration process for a number of our clients. The legislative Continue reading

Apr 22

2019

In Project Updates

Midtown Centre, Brisbane City 

Midtown Centre, Brisbane City The new Midtown Centre project located on 147-163 Charlotte Street and 146-160 Mary Street Brisbane, is an innovative redevelopment of the Forestry and Health Buildings into one substantial office tower. This exciting transformation consists of converting Continue reading

Apr 20

2019

In Project Updates

Melbourne Square – Residential Tower Concept

Melbourne Square – Residential Tower Concept McKenzie Group will be providing building surveying services for Melbourne Square – Residential Tower Concept.  The proposed project comprises the formation of a new 56 storey residential apartment tower over a common 7 storey podium Continue reading

Apr 18

2019

In Project Updates

88 Walker Street, North Sydney

88 Walker Street, North Sydney McKenzie Group Consulting is teaming up with Billbergia to develop a $121 million 48-storey hotel and commercial tower located in North Sydney. The tower will cantilever above the heritage-listed Firehouse Hotel at 86 Walker Street, Continue reading

Dec 28

2018

In General

Statement on article written in The Daily Telegraph on 28/12/2018

Statement on Article Written in The Daily Telegraph on 28/12/2018 28/12/2018 McKenzie Group Consulting undertook the role of principal certifying authority on the project. The current NSW system allows for suitably qualified structural engineers to design, inspect and certify these Continue reading

Sep 06

2018

In Industry Updates

Cladding Checklist in Queensland

The Queensland Government has introduced new obligations on owners of private and local government buildings to undertake a mandatory ‘combustible cladding checklist’. Continue reading

Sep 05

2018

In Project Updates

David Jones, Sydney

Located at 84-110 Castlereagh Street in Sydney, the heritage-listed sandstone building has been the leading store for David Jones in Australia for the past 90 years. Continue reading

Sep 03

2018

In Project Updates

PARA Building Works, Dairy Road, Canberra

McKenzie Group have newly been appointed Building Surveyor for the PARA Building Works. The development by Molonglo Group will stand as a 50-building precinct at Dairy Road, Fyshwick. Continue reading